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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
sraith1, f. (gs. ~e, pl. ~eanna). 1. Swath; spread, spreading-ground. ~ féir, choirce, swath of hay, of oats. ~ a bhaint, to mow a swath. ~ mhóna, bank spread with turf. ~ feamainne, stretch of (floating) seaweed. Arbhar ar ~, corn lying in swaths. Éadaí ar ~, clothes spread out to dry. Leagadh ina ~eanna iad, they were mown down. Thugamar ~ dár gcolainn ar an léana, we stretched ourselves out on the lawn. ~ ar lár, mown swath, mown corn lying on ground. ~ a cheangal, a thógáil, to bind, lift, a swath (of corn). Tá na seacht ~ ar an iomaire aige, he is up to his ears in work. Tá seacht ~ ar gach iomaire aige, he is a man of great prosperity. Caint ar ~, incoherent, meaningless, talk. 2. Const: Geol: Course, layer, stratum. ~ brící, course of bricks. ~eanna chloch aoil, layers of limestone. ~ urláir, floor-timber (of boat). 3. (a) Series, sequence, succession. ~ lochanna, chain of lakes. ~ dánta, cycle of poems. ~ tionóiscí, sequence of accidents. ~ uimhreacha, series of numbers. ~eanna báistí, successive showers. Sp: Comórtas ~e, league. (b) Row, rank, line. ~ tithe, row of houses. ~ suíochán, row of seats. ~ cliath, flight of hurdles. ~ maidí rámha, bank of oars. ~ lúb, row of stitches. Mus: ~ phíob, row of (organ) pipes of one character, stop. ~eanna daoine, lines of people. (c) Mth: Mus: Progression. ~ chomhbhreise, iolraíoch, arithmetic, geometric, progression. ~ armónach, harmonic progression. (d) Tennis: ~ (cluichí), set. 4. ~ (talún), stretch of ground. ~ den pháirc, a strip of the field. 5. Imposition, rate, tax. ~ a leagan ar dhuine, to impose a rate on s.o. ~ bhuirge, borough rate. S.a. teach 2(a). 6 = srath. (Var: pl. sraite2, sraiteacha)
sraith2 = srathaigh1.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Tuí, sraith, na háithe a chur ar an muileann, to rob Peter to pay Paul.
~ comórtais, sraithe, competitive, league, game.
Líne, ciorcal, sraith, a dhéanamh, to make a line, a circle, a row.
Cainníocht, sraith, ~, infinite quantity, series.
Sraith a ghearradh, to strike a rate.
Sraith ~, geometric progression.
Liosta, sraith, ~, complete list, series.
Sraith ~, row of seats.
~ sraithe, toll-house.
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